MA/PGDip Landscape Studies
Department of Landscape, Faculty of Social Sciences
We are the UK’s top landscape department for research. Our degrees are respected by the profession and our graduates are in demand.
About this course
Course description 2017
This course is ideal if you work in the private sector, a local authority or a community organisation. It’s about the long-term care and development of landscapes, and planning for the future.
We’ll teach you how to manage and maintain landscape materials, both hard and soft, based on established principles of construction, horticulture and ecology. Financial matters, management skills and contract administration are also covered.
- Appreciation of Landscape
- Greenspace Maintenance
- Greenspace Management
- Professional Practice, Law and Contracts
- Habitat Management
- Research Methods
- Special Project
Teaching and assessment
Teaching takes place through lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, critical feedback sessions, site visits and practicals. Assessment is by coursework assignments, dissertation, oral presentation and examination.
1 year full-time
Good undergraduate honours degree.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Professor Nigel Dunnett
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